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  • Hoffman Estates man in custody after firing gun during argument: cops

    Hoffman Estates man in custody after firing gun during argument: cops
    A Hoffman Estates man is in custody on charges he fired a gun during an argument, the DuPage County Sheriff’s police said today. Ted Bukowski, 20, of the 900 block of Evanston Street, was charged with several gun crimes, authorities said. Police...
  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
  • 'Salon bandit' gets 14 years in prison

    'Salon bandit' gets 14 years in prison
    An Evanston man who robbed a number of beauty salons and small shops throughout the Chicago area was sentenced today to 14 years in prison for four hold-ups in DuPage County, according to prosecutors. Jason Logsdon, 42, pleaded guilty to armed robberies...
  • Ex-Bensenville employee on work-release after pleading guilty to theft

    Ex-Bensenville employee on work-release after pleading guilty to theft
    A former Bensenville village employee was scheduled to begin serving a work-release jail sentence today after pleading guilty to stealing more than $44,000 in village fees and fines. Norma Hernandez, who worked as a clerk with the west suburban village,...
  • Elmhurst, Hinsdale police blotter: Feb. 4

    Elmhurst, Hinsdale police blotter: Feb. 4
    The following items were taken from police reports: Elmhurst A 27-year-old Elmhurst man was charged Feb. 2 with driving under the influence, driving without headlights and improper lane use during a traffic stop at North and West avenues. Tools...
  • Clerk killed in Bensenville robbery identified

    Clerk killed in Bensenville robbery identified
    The Bensenville Police Department released graphic surveillance video on Monday afternoon of what police believe was an armed robbery attempt that led to the village's first murder in 10 years. Hussein Saghir, 36, was shot and killed as he and his...
  • 1 charged in Bensenville store clerk slaying, gunman still at large

    1 charged in Bensenville store clerk slaying, gunman still at large
    A parolee has been charged in the shooting death of a clerk at a Bensenville store as police search for the gunman in the slaying. Kenneth Bardlett, 20, of Bellwood accompanied the man who fatally shot Hussein Saghir during an attempted holdup Jan. 19,...
  • Man charged in camera lens robbery

    Man charged in camera lens robbery
    A West suburban man was arrested and charged in connection with two attempted robberies in Glen Ellyn, police said Wednesday. Dwayne K. Smith, 22, of the 29W200 block of Lee Road near West Chicago, was charged with attempted aggravated robbery and...
  • OfficeMax, Specialty Foods among companies planning layoffs

    OfficeMax, Specialty Foods among companies planning layoffs
    Illinois employers announced they would lay off more than 500 workers in the coming weeks, according to notices filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Specialty Foods Group Inc., meat manufacturer, said it would...
  • $2.5 million bond for 2nd man charged in Bensenville slaying

    $2.5 million bond for 2nd man charged in Bensenville slaying
    A second man has been charged in the shooting death of a Bensenville tobacco store clerk, DuPage County authorities said Saturday. Tremayne Davis, 23, is due in bond court Sunday on charges of first-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and obstructing...
  • Bail set at $1 million for Chicago man accused of pointed gun at cops

    Bail set at $1 million for Chicago man accused of pointed gun at cops
    Bail was set at $1 million today for a Chicago man who was shot and wounded after he allegedly pointed a gun at Bensenville police during a confrontation last month, authorities said. Namar Davis, 24, of the 900 block of North LeClaire, is charged...
  • Bensenville police seek public's help in fatal shooting

    Bensenville police seek public's help in fatal shooting
    Along a busy roadway just west of O'Hare International Airport, Hussein Saghir appeared to try to reason with two robbers before he was fatally shot, according to a disturbing surveillance video released Tuesday. Saghir and his brother — who...